Marcos Fajardo


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Other Affiliation(s):


  • Solid Angle

Location:


  • Madrid, Spain

Bio:

  • SIGGRAPH 2018 

    Marcos Fajardo is the founder of Solid Angle, where he leads the research and development team working on the Arnold renderer. Previously he was a visiting software architect at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a visiting researcher at USC Institute for Creative Technologies, and a consultant at various CG studios around the world. He studied Computer Science at University of Malaga, Spain. He is a frequent speaker at SIGGRAPH, FMX and EGSR and recently received an Academy Award for the design and implementation of the Arnold renderer. His favorite sushi is engawa.

    SIGGRAPH 2016

    Marcos Fajardo is the founder and CEO of Madrid and Londonbased Solid Angle, where he leads the research and development team working on the Arnold path tracing renderer. Previously he was a visiting software architect at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a visiting researcher at USC Institute for Creative Technologies under the supervision of Dr. Paul Debevec, and a software consultant at various CG studios around the world. He studied Computer Science at University of Málaga, Spain. Marcos is a frequent speaker at SIGGRAPH, FMX and EGSR. His favorite sushi is engawa.

    SIGGRAPH 2014

    Marcos is the founder and CEO of Madrid and London-based Solid  Angle, where he leads the research and development team work- ing on the Arnold path tracing renderer. Previously he was a visiting  software architect at Sony Pictures Imageworks, a visiting researcher at USC Institute for Creative Technologies under the supervision of  Dr. Paul Debevec, and a software consultant at various CG studios around the world. He studied Computer Science at University  of Malaga, Spain. Marcos is a frequent speaker at SIGGRAPH, FMX  ́ and EGSR. His favorite sushi is engawa.  

    SIGGRAPH 2010

    Marcos is Software Architect at Madrid-based Solid Angle SL, where he leads the development of the Arnold Renderer, an unbiased path tracer designed for animation and visual effects. For years Arnold was co-developed with Sony Pictures Imageworks’ Rendering Team in Los Angeles, where it was used as both primary and utility renderer in a dozen films like Monster House, Spider Man 3, Watchmen, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 2012 and Alice in Wonderland. Prior to that, Marcos was a visiting researcher under the supervision of Dr. Paul Debevec at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies and consulted at various CG studios around the world.  


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